Tamara Bekefi is the founder and principal of Daedalus Strategic Advising and has spent the last 20 years engaged in sustainability issues focusing on strategic innovation, risk management, and communications to increase revenue and reputation.
Tamara has worked with Fortune 500 companies, industry organizations, social investment firms, and non-profits. Clients include: PepsiCo Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly and Co., Starbucks Coffee Company, Campbell's Soup Company, ExxonMobil, Phillips-Van Heusen, KLD Research & Analytics, Africare, the World Bank, and UNICEF.
Tamara has authored numerous papers, articles, reports, and management guidelines, and has lectured at leading corporate forums and universities. She was a Research Fellow and Program Manager at Harvard University's Center for Business and Government and is a trained mediator and facilitator. Tamara has a Masters degree in International Business and Political Economy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts University), graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelors degree from McGill University, and was a Soros Foundation Fellow in Prague, Czech Republic.